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Holidays

The Day of Dead👻

It's celebrated in southern Mexico during cold day of November the 1st and 2nd. They believe that the gates of heaven are opened at midnight on October 31st. The "spirits" are allowed to be with their families for 24 hours. On the afternoon of Nov. 2, the party is taken to the cemetery. They clean their loved ones tombs, play cards, listening to a village band and they also dance. It's becoming popular in the U.S.

Sugar skulls👻

Gigantic Sugar Skull are made form 50 year old molds for the competition at Feria de Alfinique in Metepec, Mexico. Chocolate sugar skulls are hand molded & decorated and are sold be thousands at th Sugar Skull Fair. The candy makers works 4-6 months to have enough merchandise . The sugar skulls represent departed soul, and the name written on the forehead and was placed on the home ofrenda or gravestone to honor the return of the spirit.

The sugar skull has been a thing since the 17th century.

Las Posadas👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

It's a nine day celebration in Mexico, Guatemala and parts of southern United States. It starts on December 16th and finishing December the 24th. They sing and break piñata, and they make tamales. The kids dress up as angles, Mary and Joseph and the devil. The have one kid that is baby Jesus.

Poinsettias

The poinsettia is a legend in Mexico a kid named poncho was going to the manning but he had no present for baby jues he got green branches when he got to the manning all the kids laughed at him because he had the branches then the branches bloomed into a star shape

Germany

In Germany they leave their shoes outside for st.nichloes and if your bad you get sticks in your shoe if your good you get candys.the parent does the tree with candy oddments.
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